Job ID: 00126304
Charlotte, NC, United States
Date Posted: Jan 15, 2021
If it’s possible, you will find it at Atrium Health—the leading community-focused academic healthcare system serving North Carolina and South Carolina. We invite Pediatric Palliative Care Physicians to discover all that we can do when we bring healing hearts, inquisitive minds and progressive visionaries together in our Division of Pediatric Palliative Care team at Levine Children's Hospital in Charlotte, NC.
The Pediatric Advanced Care Team at Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital is seeking a Program Director to strengthen the Division of Pediatric Palliative Care. Candidates with 5+ years of experience are preferred. Opportunities for program growth include developing a more structured outpatient presence, assisting in the formalization of a pediatric pain team, enhancing bereavement support, and promoting quality improvement endeavors. Board certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine is required.
The well-established team includes a physician, pediatric nurse practitioner, nurse coordinator, and social worker.
Currently, the team does primarily inpatient work with some ambulatory visits for pre-transplant evaluations, prenatal consults, and occasional pain management consults for pediatric oncology.
Well integrated throughout Levine Children’s, including strong relationships with PICU, CVICU, NICU, BMT, and heart transplant teams.
Interdisciplinary collaboration with pastoral care, clinical child life services, and music therapy.
Excellent working relationship with three hospice organizations, two of which also provide home palliative care.
Participation in resident education.
Additional opportunities exist for, community engagement, and philanthropy.
When you join Atrium Health, you will be welcomed into an inclusive culture that celebrates and respects the contributions a diverse team can make together. Practice where your voice is valued, your passion for advancing medicine is rewarded, and you get the resources and support you need to thrive personally and professionally. In our nationally-renowned integrated health system, you can work alongside the most advanced minds in medicine to improve medicine, elevate hope and advance healing—for all.